Fire near 31st and Michigan in Milwaukee damages building

Building fire near 31st and Michigan in Milwaukee

Firefighters on Tuesday, April 27 responded to the scene of a building fire near 31st and Michigan in Milwaukee. The call came in around 9:50 a.m.

Heavy smoke and fire were reported on the second floor. Due to the size of the building and people trapped, it became a 2nd alarm.

Two people were brought out and turned over to paramedics for evaluation. Both individuals refused EMS.

The American Red Cross is helping 26 people, 19 adults and 7 children, with temporary lodging.

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No additional details have been released -- including the cause of the fire or the amount of damage sustained. 

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